The original idea is to create a real-time sightseeing application based on Google Street View Map. It is navigated by using “finger man” to “walk” on the street. You can move forward/backward, turn left/right. It is not zoomable, otherwise it won’t be the walking perspective.
Unfortunately, Google hasn’t released any Street View Map API for iPhone development, not to mention to make it “real-time”. And I couldn’t find any alternative technologies at present. Therefore, I decided to demo it as a concept. I think the Real-Time Street View Map could have a lot of possibilities, especially when it comes to real-time. For example, it could be used onÂ commercial, live news (especially when disaster happen), live traffic report, weather…etc. To make it more interesting, maybe we could choose to switch to car perspective and increase the moving speed.Reference:Â http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jZhpLOMFaTc http://vimeo.com/32397612 http://www.thewildernessdowntown.com/
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